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. bowles from yesterday talking about it at the christian science monitor breakfast, all of our "washington journal" segments -- you confined all the video there. c-span.org. democrat line. caller: a couple questions. if you increase the taxes for the very wealthy -- and food for thought, why has there not been a lot of growth? it has been regressed -- reduced for several years. what are we in the shape -- if we have had the tax cuts and have not created a lot of infrastructure, that argument does not stand with me. it is a philosophy that has happened over the past 20 years. a big difference between the stock owned companies, their top executives' salaries versus the bottom person on the latter, those companies, such a big gap. is that kind of where our country is heading, the big gap in the glasses? guest: -- classes? guest: i think the caller's comments isolate and the difficulty about the tax rates. the internet bubble in the 1990's, 9/11, all of these things happen when you raise or lower tax rates and it is hard to determine how to isolate the impact of just the tax rates. host: right
. caller: c-span could put on actual science. i think there is a lot of magical thinking on the part of democrats here. first of all, they are assuming if they raise the taxes on this one%, it will not affect the jobs and the companies that they work for. nor would it affect the customers they have. what are the percentages of the most important job creators around? how did you identify them? they had no clue. i think the other aspect of magical thinking is that in the noise and the signal, nate silver pointed out previously a 12% rise in gdp might ake for a 2% rise in employment. in 2005, we got 3.5 million jobs lost. it is a fantasy to believe that the president's spending is going to make employment rise more. recently, there has been an article by a harvard university law professor who says if you are going to do this thing, it is more important to make all the fiscal cuts them back as greece and spain know, when people do not trust your debt, weak issue too much debt. if everyone heads to the door like china and other is, our debt is really going to go up. host: should the raisi
is the telecommunications industry. one of the reasons as a computer science major i would argue, one of the reasons that the telecommunications, technology industry has been so successful, is because the government hasn't figured out how to regulate it and slow it down. yet here you have a proposal by the united nations coming out of the united nations to interfere with that multistakeholder organization that's been and allowed this industry to be so successful and allowed the internet to shape and dramatically improve so many people's lives. so many of the things that we can do today and all the conveniences that have been added through great new apps and technology have come from this multistakeholder governance of the internet. yet here you have the united nations trying to step in and let's be real clear about who some of these countries are that want to do this and what they are intending to do if they were to be successful. countries like russia and china are leading this. some of the arab nations right now, where you see uprisings, many of those uprisings have been brought through social med
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